The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Photoshop
England / South East
Rank 187 222 209
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13  
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 58 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.44% 0.60%
As % of the Applications category 5.97% 3.61% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 29
Median daily rate £330 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £90 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.53% +90.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £39.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £39.00 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -11.42% -16.66%  

Photoshop is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 972 1107 1436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.54% 12.10% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 594 719
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £175 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 104 115
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +4.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.72 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Photoshop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +32 22 £335 -12.13% 2
Berkshire +27 16 £290 +222.22% 6
Hampshire +10 7 £313 -10.71% 9
Kent +19 6 £335 +21.81% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 3 - - 2
Middlesex +3 2 - -
East Sussex +11 1 £388 +70.32%
West Sussex -5 1 £330 -34.00% 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 84 (69.42%) HTML
2 75 (61.98%) CSS
3 65 (53.72%) User Experience
4 58 (47.93%) Wireframes
5 56 (46.28%) JavaScript
6 51 (42.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 45 (37.19%) HTML5
8 43 (35.54%) AngularJS
9 41 (33.88%) CSS3
10 38 (31.40%) jQuery
11 35 (28.93%) Axure RP
12 33 (27.27%) Sass
13 32 (26.45%) Adobe
14 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (25.62%) Web Development
15 29 (23.97%) Degree
16 27 (22.31%) Prototyping
17 26 (21.49%) Git (software)
18 24 (19.83%) Ajax
18 24 (19.83%) React
19 23 (19.01%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
19 23 (19.01%) Subversion
19 23 (19.01%) Dreamweaver
19 23 (19.01%) Oracle
20 21 (17.36%) Scrum
21 17 (14.05%) MVC
21 17 (14.05%) Front End Development
22 16 (13.22%) Oracle Database
22 16 (13.22%) Unix
22 16 (13.22%) Python

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.83%) CMS
1 1 (0.83%) Marvel
Applications
1 51 (42.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (8.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (8.26%) Fireworks
3 8 (6.61%) MS Office
4 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
5 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
6 5 (4.13%) InDesign
6 5 (4.13%) InVision
6 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (2.48%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (2.48%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.65%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.65%) Edge Animate
9 1 (0.83%) GIMP
9 1 (0.83%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.92%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (7.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (28.93%) Axure RP
2 26 (21.49%) Git (software)
3 23 (19.01%) Dreamweaver
3 23 (19.01%) Subversion
4 6 (4.96%) JIRA
5 4 (3.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.48%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.48%) Bower
6 3 (2.48%) Grunt
7 1 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.83%) Yeoman
General
1 11 (9.09%) Finance
1 11 (9.09%) Publishing
2 10 (8.26%) Marketing
3 8 (6.61%) Local Government
4 5 (4.13%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.31%) Banking
6 3 (2.48%) German Language
6 3 (2.48%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.48%) Japanese Language
6 3 (2.48%) Korean Language
6 3 (2.48%) Russian Language
6 3 (2.48%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 2 (1.65%) Retail
7 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (42.98%) Developer
2 51 (42.15%) Designer
3 36 (29.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 26 (21.49%) JavaScript Developer
4 26 (21.49%) Web Developer
5 23 (19.01%) HTML CSS Developer
5 23 (19.01%) HTML Developer
6 21 (17.36%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 20 (16.53%) UX Designer
8 13 (10.74%) UI Designer
9 9 (7.44%) UI Developer
10 8 (6.61%) Digital Designer
10 8 (6.61%) UI/UX Designer
11 6 (4.96%) Junior
11 6 (4.96%) Junior Designer
12 5 (4.13%) Angular Developer
13 4 (3.31%) Web Producer
13 4 (3.31%) Web UI Developer
14 3 (2.48%) Graphic Designer
14 3 (2.48%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (69.42%) HTML
2 75 (61.98%) CSS
3 45 (37.19%) HTML5
4 43 (35.54%) AngularJS
5 41 (33.88%) CSS3
6 38 (31.40%) jQuery
7 33 (27.27%) Sass
8 24 (19.83%) Ajax
8 24 (19.83%) React
9 16 (13.22%) Django
10 12 (9.92%) Ember.js
10 12 (9.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (5.79%) WebCenter
12 5 (4.13%) XML
13 3 (2.48%) WPF
14 2 (1.65%) .NET
14 2 (1.65%) Flash
14 2 (1.65%) JSTL
14 2 (1.65%) Node.js
14 2 (1.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (53.72%) User Experience
2 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.79%) W3C
4 5 (4.13%) Photography
5 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.48%) FMCG
6 3 (2.48%) Social Media
7 2 (1.65%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.83%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.83%) Vector Graphics
8 1 (0.83%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Unix
2 4 (3.31%) Android
3 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.93%) Wireframes
2 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.62%) Web Development
3 27 (22.31%) Prototyping
4 23 (19.01%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 21 (17.36%) Scrum
6 17 (14.05%) Front End Development
6 17 (14.05%) MVC
7 13 (10.74%) Analytics
8 11 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.26%) Project Management
9 10 (8.26%) Usability Testing
10 9 (7.44%) Data Analytics
10 9 (7.44%) Information Architecture
11 8 (6.61%) Coaching
11 8 (6.61%) Copywriting
11 8 (6.61%) Service Design
12 7 (5.79%) Content Management
13 5 (4.13%) Typography
14 4 (3.31%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.28%) JavaScript
2 16 (13.22%) Python
3 6 (4.96%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) C#
5 2 (1.65%) PHP
5 2 (1.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (23.97%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (26.45%) Adobe
2 23 (19.01%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) ClickTale
4 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.31%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.83%) Apple
6 1 (0.83%) Quark
6 1 (0.83%) Twitter
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
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